San Jose: News

06 May 2020


Apple's WWDC starts from June 22, and will be free

Back in March, Apple had announced its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 would take place in an online-only format, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

17 Apr 2020


COVID-19 crisis: Facebook cancels all large events until 2021

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve around the world, Facebook has decided to cancel all its large events until next year.

09 May 2019


Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

Around Rs. 4.2 crore has been raised via a GoFundMe page for the treatment of an Indian-American hate crime victim, Dhriti Narayan, who was plowed down by a motorist in Sunnyvale, California, on April 23.

10 Mar 2019

Plane Crash

Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash

A plane crash in Colombia killed 12 people yesterday, including a mayor and her family, the aviation and emergency services said.

Indian-origin man sentenced to 33 months in US-prison over embezzlement

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison and ordered to pay $2.6 million in restitution for being convicted of mail fraud and embezzlement (theft of employer's funds).

30 Oct 2018


Travel-junkie Indian couple dies falling 800ft in California's Yosemite Park

In a tragic incident, an Indian couple died after falling 800 feet in an area with steep terrain in California's Yosemite National Park last week.

18 Jul 2018


Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.

11 Jul 2018


Ex-Apple employee nabbed while fleeing US after stealing trade secrets

A former Apple employee in the US has been arrested for allegedly stealing trade secrets from the company and trying to sell it to an Alibaba-backed Chinese firm.

Former Indian-American President of Theranos indicted for multi-million dollar scam

The Indian-American ex-President of Theranos blood-testing company along with its founder has been charged in the US for allegedly engaging in a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud investors, doctors, and patients by making false claims about the accuracy of their much-hyped testing devices.

25 May 2018


Final verdict: Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages

According to a federal court verdict in San Jose, California, Samsung has to pay Apple $539 million as damages in a long-running patent infringement case.

02 May 2018


Facebook is the new Tinder: It is developing dating features

Facebook is developing dating features to allow users to meet non-friends on the social network, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the company's F8 developers conference in San Jose, California.

04 Apr 2018


US: Indian family missing; authorities fear vehicle crashed into river

An Indian family of four was reported missing in the US state of California while on a road trip and authorities are fearing for the worst after an SUV matching their vehicle was believed to be swept away by a flood-swollen river, according to a media report.

01 Jan 2018

Plane Crash

All 12 on-board Costa Rica plane killed in crash

All 10 American travellers on-board a flight as well as two local pilots died when it crashed into a mountain in Costa Rica.

06 May 2017

Andhra Pradesh

Indian-origin couple gunned down by daughter's ex-boyfriend

An angry lover shot down an Indian-origin couple in the Californian city San Jose in the US.

20 Apr 2017


Facebook F8: Day 2 brings in more surprises

Facebook F8 conference held at San Jose, has already showcased new features on day 1 ranging from AR innovation to developing codes to facilitate Messenger bots.

30 Mar 2017


Facebook to launch group chatbots at F8 conference

Facebook's F8 annual global developer conference is set to be held in San Jose from 18th to 19th April.

10 Mar 2017

San Francisco

Meet Flippy: The burger-flipping robot

California's CaliBurger chain announced the launch of Flippy- which is an AI-driven kitchen assistant.

29 Nov 2016

Donald Trump

Anti-Muslim letter praising Donald Trump sent to California mosques

Three mosques in California reportedly received a letter addressing Muslims as "vile and filthy," and praising Republican President-elect Donald Trump.

18 Aug 2016


Cisco to cut 7% global workforce in fiscal year 2017

On Wednesday, Cisco announced that it will cut 5,500 jobs by the end of October which will affect about 7% of its global workforce.